List of Scottish novelists

List of Scottish novelists is an incomplete alphabetical list of Scottish novelists. This list includes novelists of all genres, writing in English, Scots, Gaelic or any other language.

This is a subsidiary list to the List of Scottish writers.

A

*Lin Anderson

B

*Iain Banks aka Iain M. Banks, (born 1954) writes mainstream novels under the first name, science fiction novels under the second.
*J. M. Barrie (1860-1937), author of Peter Pan among others.
*Christopher Brookmyre (born 1968)
*George Mackay Brown (1921-1996), "Beside the Ocean of Time"
*Mary Brunton (1778-1818)
*John Buchan (1875-1940), "The Thirty-nine Steps"

C

*Keith Charters (born 1965)
*Iain Crichton Smith (1928-1998)
*Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1860-1914)
*A. J. Cronin (1896–1981)
*Andrew Crumey (born 1961)

D

*Colin Douglas pseudonym of Colin Thomas Currie (born 1945) Edinburgh medical novels with many thinly-disguised real characters.
*O. Douglas pen name of Anna Masterton Buchan (1877-1948)
*Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), creator of the Great Detective, discoverer of the Lost World, believer in fairies.
*Niall Duthie (born 1947) novelist

G

*Janice Galloway
*Richard Gordon, science fiction.
*Lewis Grassic Gibbon, "Sunset Song"
*Alasdair Gray, "Lanark"
*Andrew Greig
*Neil Gunn, "The Silver Darlings"

K

*James Kelman

Mac/Mc

*George MacBeth (1932-1992)
*George MacDonald (1824-1905), "Phantastes", "The Princess and the Goblin", "Lilith"
*William McIlvanney (born 1936)
*Helen Clark MacInnes (1907-1985), suspense novels
*Compton Mackenzie (1883-1972), "Whisky Galore!"
*Alistair MacLean (1922-1987), "The Guns of Navarone", "Where Eagles Dare"
*Ken MacLeod, (born 1954), science fiction

M

*Allan Massie
*Peter May (writer)
*Denise Mina
*Naomi Mitchison
*Neil Munro

O

*Agnes Owens

R

*Ian Rankin

*Andrew Murray Scott (born 1955), novelist [http://www.andrewmurrayscott.com]
*Michael Scott (1789-1835)
*Sir Walter Scott, (1771-1832), innovator of the historical novel
*Alan Sharp (born 1934)
*Nan Shepherd (1893-1981)
*Ali Smith (born 1962)
*Iain Crichton Smith (1928-1998), "Consider the Lilies"
*Tobias Smollett (1721-1771), "The Adventures of Roderick Random", "The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle"
*Muriel Spark (1918-2006)
*D. E. Stevenson (1892-1973)
*Robert Louis Stevenson, (1850-1894), "Kidnapped", "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", "Treasure Island" etc
*Luke Sutherland (born 1971)

T

*Nigel Tranter, (1909–2000), Scottish historical novels, westerns, contemporary adventure, children's books, non-fiction (history, Scotland, Scottish architecture).

W

*Alan Warner (born 1964)
*Irvine Welsh (born 1958)
*George Whyte-Melville (1821-1878)
*David Wishart
*David Wolstencroft (born 1969)

ee also

*List of novelists


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